Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.


Patrick Dempsey returns to Maine for cancer fundraiser
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — After hitting the red carpet this month for the release of his new movie, actor Patrick Dempsey has returned to his home state for a cancer fundraiser.
'Folksong Festival' radio host Oscar Brand dies at 96
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar Brand, a longtime force on the American folk scene whose radio program "Folksong Festival" showcased Woody Guthrie and a young Bob Dylan among music greats and newcomers, has died, his manager said Saturday. He was 96.
Orchestra musicians on strike in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Musicians have been walking picket lines on both ends of Pennsylvania with strikes at orchestras in Pittsburgh and now Philadelphia, prompting cancellation of weekend concerts scheduled in both cities.
New PBS documentary spotlights Latino voting rights advocate

FILE - In this 1984, file photo shows William C. "Willie" Velasquez at an unknown location. A new VOCES/PBS documentary on Velasquez dives into the life of the late Latino voting rights advocate just as the nation's largest minority group is set to be a major player in the upcoming presidential election. Director Hector Galan says Velasquez was a key figure in developing the Latino voting bloc. “Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice” begins airing on PBS stations Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (AP Photo, File)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Willie Velasquez isn't as well-known as other Latino activists like Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales.


Park service making author David McCullough honorary ranger

FILE - In this May 10, 2012 file photo, author David McCullough, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for books "Truman" and "John Adams," walks over the Brooklyn Bridge while being interviewed in New York. McCullough will become an honorary ranger in a ceremony Tuesday , Oct. 4, 2016 in Boston. It's the highest civilian honor awarded by the National Park Service, reserved for individuals who have made exceptional contributions. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)BOSTON (AP) — Acclaimed author David McCullough can add a quirky new title to his resume: honorary park ranger.


Music copyright spat in Macedonia; folk festival postponed
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian radio and TV channels have been banned from broadcasting Macedonian and Serbian music due to copyright demands — a move that has led to the postponement of a folk festival.
'Godspeed' heads list of Golden Horse Award nominees
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese dark comedy "Godspeed" took home eight nominations for next month's 53rd annual Golden Horse Awards, with the nominees announced in Taipei on Saturday.
Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

Pakistani cinema-goers look at photos displayed at a local cinema in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir, cinema owners said Saturday. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir, cinema owners said Saturday.


Police stop Schwarzenegger riding bike in Munich station

In this Oct.1, 2016 photo provided by the Munich police former Californian state governor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with police officer Stefan Schmitt for a selfie in the main train station in Munich, Germany. Schwarzenegger's bodyguard was stopped when cycling with Schwarzenegger too fast through the train station. As an apologize Schwarzenegger offered a selfie. (Stefan Schmitt/Munich police via AP)BERLIN (AP) — A police officer in Germany got himself an unusual souvenir after finding none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger breaking the rules at Munich's main train station.